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Christmas in Leipzig and Riga

Latest 12 December, 2016

Christmas in Leipzig and Riga

After a very brief visit home, twelve weary travellers yet again set off at the crack of dawn last Thursday. Our spirits were kept high, however, by the prospect of our upcoming performances: the celebrated Leipzig Gewandhaus followed by our Latvian debut! Luckily, neither of these was a disappointment. Like all Renaissance vocal ensembles, we... continued

Knocking Off in Knoxville

Latest 6 December, 2016

Knocking Off in Knoxville

We’ve just arrived back in the UK, after a whirlwind week on tour in the States. Becky has beaten her jetlag to relate our time in Pittsburgh and Knoxville.

“All too soon after retiring for the night in Kansas City, we were up again and bound for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (by way of Chicago O’Hare airport). This was the most difficult day of the tour,... continued

Steak Five

Latest 3 December, 2016

Steak Five

Kate has the lowdown on our two days in Kansas City:

“One of the pleasures of touring is getting the chance to revisit places. This tour sees us returning for the third time to three favourite cities: St Louis, Kansas City and Pittsburgh. Often this is a chance to return to favourite haunts, and sometimes it gives us a chance to reassess a place and discover new... continued

Acoustic alchemy

Latest 1 December, 2016

Acoustic alchemy

We’ve just arrived in Kansas City after two great days in St Louis. Here are Andrew’s musings on the tour so far.

“Despite the rigours of a long day of transatlantic travel, our body clocks always remain stubbornly unbiddable, and it’s a fair bet that the chief topic of conversation at breakfast on the first morning in the US will be quite how early everyone... continued

Advent Adventures

Latest 28 November, 2016

Advent Adventures

Yesterday’s lighting of the first Advent candle was our cue to pack our suitcases and panic about the whereabouts of our passports. Over the next few weeks we’ll be taking our Christmas programme A Wondrous Mystery on tour on both sides of the Atlantic.

We begin with a week in the US – our third visit this year – for concerts in St Louis, MO (30th Nov),... continued

News 21 October, 2016

2016-7 Bursary Recipients Announced

Stile Antico is delighted to announce that the recipients of its 2016-7 Young Singer Bursaries are Sacha Fullerton and Caroline Halls.

The bursaries are designed to give emerging singers a significant opportunity to gain experience within a world-class vocal consort, to engage with the particular challenges and rewards of working... continued

News 6 October, 2016

Stile Antico begins BOZAR residency

Stile Antico is thrilled to launch its three-concert residency at the prestigious Palais des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR) in Brussels. The group’s opening performance, tonight at the Eglise Notre-Dame de la Chapelle, features their ‘Sacred or Profane?’ programme, juxtaposing religious works with the risque chansons on which they were based.... continued

News 8 August, 2016

Stile Antico 2016-7 Young Singer Bursaries

As part of its commitment to nurture the next generation of young consort singers, Stile Antico is now seeking applications for its 2016-7 bursary scheme. Thanks to the generosity of the Stile Antico Foundation, the group is able to offer awards of £500 to two promising young singers at the outset of their professional careers. In... continued

News 15 July, 2016

Shakespeare on Tour: the journey so far

This year Stile Antico has been marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare with a special programme, The Touches of Sweet Harmony, which combines settings of Shakespeare’s own words with music connected to his royal patrons and the great events of his life. After intensive rehearsal at New Year, The Touches of... continued